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Updated Endorsement: Diane Henson
Chief Justice, Third Court of Appeals
DAILY News  October 17, 2014, by The Chronicle Editorial Board
"...17 issue with a few more, as they become available. We've endorsed Diane Henson for the Third Court Chief Justice, and here's our reasoning...."

Election 2004 Updates
The latest electoral happenings in Central Texas, updated daily
News Story  October 29, 2004
"...5, will be upstairs at the Driskill at the fourth floor Governor's Suite. Third Court of Appeals candidate Diane Henson will also be on the fourth floor, in the Brazos Room..."

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
News Story  July 15, 2005, by Lee Nichols and Cheryl Smith
"...Austin attorney Diane Henson announced last week that she's tossing her hat in the political ring one more time, making a run for the bench of the 3rd Court of Appeals. Henson will run for the Place 3 seat, currently held by Judge Bea Ann Smith, who has said she will not seek re-election to the seat she's held since 1991..."

The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
Our picks for the Nov. 7 election
News Story  October 20, 2006
"...Nonetheless, Waldrop's rise to the court was obviously political and prompted specifically by his success installing the agenda of the politically powerful TLR (which supports Waldrop's candidacy) into a state law that necessarily constricts access to the courts. We find this history too troubling to overlook.3rd Court of Appeals, Place 3: Diane Henson Democrat Diane Henson has experience in both civil and criminal law, and has taken on some heady opponents – notably, suing UT in a significant Title IX case..."

3rd Court: Experience Counts
But what kind of experience? The D's and R's differ.
News Story  October 22, 2004, by Jordan Smith
"...While all four of the candidates running for the two open seats agree on the importance of the 3rd Court, they have very different opinions of what it takes to make a good 3rd Court jurist. Patterson and Democrat Diane Henson, who is running against Republican incumbent Bob Pemberton for the Place 6 seat, each have 25 years experience practicing both civil and criminal law in a variety of courts, including the 3rd Court..."

The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
Our picks for the Nov. 7 election
News Story  November 3, 2006
"...Nonetheless, Waldrop's rise to the court was obviously political and prompted specifically by his success installing the agenda of the politically powerful TLR (which supports Waldrop's candidacy) into a state law that necessarily constricts access to the courts. We find this history too troubling to overlook.3rd Court of Appeals, Place 3: Diane Henson Democrat Diane Henson has experience in both civil and criminal law, and has taken on some heady opponents – notably, suing UT in a significant Title IX case..."

The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
Our picks for the Nov. 7 election
News Story  October 27, 2006
"...Nonetheless, Waldrop's rise to the court was obviously political and prompted specifically by his success installing the agenda of the politically powerful TLR (which supports Waldrop's candidacy) into a state law that necessarily constricts access to the courts. We find this history too troubling to overlook.3rd Court of Appeals, Place 3: Diane Henson Democrat Diane Henson has experience in both civil and criminal law, and has taken on some heady opponents – notably, suing UT in a significant Title IX case..."

Four of Six: 3rd Court of Appeals
This year, four of the court's six seats are contested
News Story  October 27, 2006, by Jordan Smith
"...Court-at-Law No. 6 – he says Brees is wrong to say that criminal appeals aren't that weighty: "These cases involve fundamental rights; they couldn't be more important."Place 3 Democrat Diane Henson considers herself best qualified to fill Bea Ann Smith's vacant seat, in part because she has both criminal and civil experience..."

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
News Story  August 4, 2006
"...• Also receiving the NASW-Texas endorsement, as well as that of the Austin Police Association, is Austin attorney and candidate for 3rd Court of Appeals Diane Henson. She is bidding to replace retiring Judge Bea Ann Smith in the court's Place 3 seat..."

A Split for the 3rd Court
Democratic and GOP incumbents both hold their seats
News Story  November 5, 2004, by Jordan Smith
"...Candidates for the two contested spots on Texas' 3rd Court of Appeals spent Tuesday watching, watching, watching as the numbers rolled, then eked, in. In the end, Republican Perry-appointee incumbent Judge Bob Pemberton squeaked a victory over Democratic challenger Diane Henson for Place 6, while incumbent Democratic Place 4 Judge Jan Patterson pulled enough votes against challenger Bill Green to retain her seat for another four years...."

No, Really. I Can't Quit You.
State tries to block gay divorce
News Story  December 24, 2010, by Jordan Smith
"...15 at the 3rd Court of Appeals, James Blacklock, representing the A.G.'s Office, argued that the divorce of one couple in Travis County could set a precedent for other gay couples to divorce here. "So everybody who is gay wants to come down to Texas to get a divorce because of this one judgment?" a skeptical Justice Diane Henson asked Blacklock...."

Endorsements
The Chronicle's picks in the Nov. 2 election
News Story  October 15, 2004
"...In her six years on the court, Patterson has built a reputation for fairness, judiciousness, and hard work, and has more than earned a return to the bench; she's the broad choice of the people most familiar with the court system. 3rd Court of Appeals, Place 6: Diane Henson Henson has more than 25 years experience in both criminal and civil law, representing both plaintiffs and defendants, and practicing before numerous courts, including the 3rd Court..."

Third Court Turns Bright Red
Dem Diane Henson loses her seat But Keith Hampton isn't giving up
News Story  November 9, 2012, by Jordan Smith
"...In the final tally, each of the four Republicans won with between 51.7% and 53.8% of the district­wide vote. Austin civil attorney Scott Field ousted incumbent Dem Diane Henson to join GOP incumbents David Puryear, Bob Pemberton, and Rick Perry-appointed Jeff Rose in the winner's circle...."

Women's Legislative Days
"Where are all the young people?"
News Story  February 9, 2007, by Nora Ankrum
"...1 reason women don't vote is that they feel inadequately informed, Women's Legislative Days aims primarily to demystify the political process. Panels focus on the nuts and bolts of activism, providing sample lobbying letters and handouts with titles like "Everything I Know About Lobbying I Learned in Kindergarten." Equally important are the discussions, where you'll find women like 3rd Court of Appeals Judge Diane Henson, the only Democrat in Texas last year to win a contested appellate court race, sharing her foibles along the campaign trail: "I believe I walked to the other side of the room..."

WilCo Budget War Goes to Appeals Court
Constable, county at odds over timing and legality of funding cuts
News Story  March 30, 2007, by Patricia J. Ruland
"...The 3rd Court justices – Chief Justice Kenneth Law, David Puryear, and Diane Henson – had no questions for Ackley but plenty for Aleshire. Aleshire argued that Griffin had not created an emergency as accused and that even if he had, the law would not provide for an "emergency budget cut." Justice Puryear asked Aleshire whether Griffin's mental-health calls were, as the county is claiming, technically noncore duties and so subject to midyear transfers – as held by a Texas Supreme Court ruling on Titus County Commissioners v..."

Election 2006: Local Results
Democrats score a shutout in Travis and Hays
News Story  November 10, 2006, by Katherine Gregor, Michael King, Lee Nichols, Kimberly Reeves, Cheryl Smith and Jordan Smith
"...In short, the 3rd Court candidates were playing it fairly cool on E-night, warding off too much premature revelry. Democrat Diane Henson, who eventually won the Place 3 seat being vacated by retiring Dem Judge Bea Ann Smith, knows well the E-night nail-biting that accompanies a 3rd Court race: In 2004 she narrowly lost to Pemberton, a Perry appointee, who kept his seat with a mere 52% of the vote...."

The Pitonyak Case: When is a private-property search justifiable?
Because evidence was illegally obtained, Colton Pitonyak's conviction should be tossed out, lawyers argue
News Story  February 8, 2008, by Jordan Smith


The State of Texas: "Pro-life, Pro-guns, Anti-Obama"
News Story  November 6, 2014, by Richard Whittaker
"...CHIEF JUSTICE, 3RD COURT OF APPEALSJeff Rose (R): 96,952 (37.7%) / 307,145 (54%) Diane Henson (D): 160,057 (62.3%) / 260,160 (46%) State Legislature..."

Civics 101
Duty now for the future
News Column  October 30, 2014
"...Early Vote Halloween Rally Come vote early and enjoy a Halloween costume contest, free candy, free food by Bomb Tacos, and speakers Eddie Rodriguez, Sarah Eckhardt, Dolores Ortega Carter, and Diane Henson. 5-7pm..."

Chronicle Endorsements
For the Nov. 4 General Election
News Story  October 17, 2014, by The Chronicle Editorial Board
"...Chief Justice, 3rd Court of Appeals: Diane Henson, D..."

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